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Mary Genevieve "Genny" Koehler, 91, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 18, 2016 at Golden Years Homestead in Fort Wayne. She was born to the late John and Mary Hughes in Akron, Ohio. She was a secretary at St. Charles Borromeo Church for 17 years and retired in 1996. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Church, Rosary Sodality, and the DCCW. Other activities included the Newcomers Club, 3-5 Club, Gourmet Club, Bridge Club, and Cleveland Girl Scout Council. She also volunteered at A Day Away for years. In her leisure time she enjoyed card games, Scrabble, crossword puzzles, cooking, crafting, bowling, traveling and staying in touch with friends and family. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and has blessed her family with many wonderful memories. Surviving are her children, Paul (Kristina) Koehler of Fort Wayne, Carol (Ronald) Porter of West Chester, OH, Jan (Larry) Porter of Fort Wayne, and Philip (Bobbi) Koehler of CA; eight grandchildren, Jil Porter, Greg (Jen) Porter, Amy (Alec) Bolas, Olivia, Adrianna, Avamarie, and Christian Koehler, and Gabrielle (Caleb) Diemer; and four great-grandchildren, Odin, Quintin and Cody Porter, and Giselle Diemer. Mary was preceded in death by her husband James O Koehler, and brothers, Thomas and Paul Hughes. Mass of Christian Burial is 1:30 pm, Friday, December 30, 2016 at St. Charles Borromeo Church with calling one hour prior with Fr. Royce Gregerson officiating. Calling at D. O. McComb & Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road Thursday, December 29, 2016, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm with a rosary service at 3:30 pm. Burial in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne, Indiana. Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice or Alzheimer's Association. To sign the online guest book, go to www.domccombandsons.com